Blessy Mathew - Leave Replacement

Social Worker
Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School
Ph: 434-2685

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-3:30pm 

Grades Taught:


The role of the School Social Worker includes: providing group/individual counseling, crisis intervention, student mediations, Committee on Special Education, providing resources and education to parents, and collaboration with faculty & outside agencies. It is a position that covers grades K-8, as well as, the Committee on Preschool Special Education. The School Social Worker collaborates with school psychologists, guidance counselors, school nurses, teachers, parents, students, and administrators, and integrates the information from all of these sources to provide social, emotional, behavioral and adaptive functioning support to the child, the child's family and the school.  The School Social Worker is involved in programs promoting bullying prevention as well as Internet safety.